‘Keep Forward Momentum’ As FCC Auction Ends

While the $19.63B bidding total might not be eye-popping, a K Street think tank calls the spectrum auction a success...

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No April Fool: Spectrum Auction Ends March 30

Bidding in the Assignment Phase of the Forward Auction, a.k.a. "Auction 1002," is set to start on Monday, March 6...

FCC

What Impact Will ATSC 3.0 Shift Have On Small MVPDs?

The ACA urges the FCC to include questions relating to the impact of the ATSC 3.0 transition on small MVPDs in its final NPRM...

ACA head Matthew Polka

Mark Fratrik: ATSC 3.0 Means More Dollars For TV

The transition to the ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard could result in big money for large- and medium-market TV stations, come 2020...

Mark Fratrik

WBU Technical Committee Sets Management Team

The Toronto-based World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) has a new elected management team for the two-year 2017-2018 term...

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Shalom! A New TV News Option Arrives

Altice USA's Optimum and Suddenlink systems get new 24/7 cable news entry; Dan Raviv on as senior D.C. correspondent...

i24

Sinclair Station Sees Union Decertification

When contacted by RBR + TVBR, a Local 246 representative declined to comment on the vote...

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Here’s The Second Network Shift In San Diego

Signs point to another mid-year affiliate defection in "America's Finest City"...

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Why Did Barclays Downgrade Viacom?

Three Wall Street analysts upgraded Viacom. Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar downgraded the company. Why?...

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What’s Next For FCC’s Spectrum Auction?

With auction proceeds of $19,632,506,746, the Commission wrapped up the Forward Auction on Friday following Round 58...

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Forward Auction Bids: Behind The Dollars

Where was bidding not-so-spectacular? RBR + TVBR examined the final bids and found the answer for you...

Money

Univision/Charter Injunction Hearing Delayed

Univision stations return to Charter's Spectrum cable systems across the U.S., but only for a week as a battle rages on...

charter

Post-Auction Shutdowns Set For PBS Affiliates

Central Michigan University sheds a satellite, but the University of South Florida is phasing out its TV operation ...

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Sinclair Scores Millions From Spectrum Auction

Sinclair announcement comes as KATU-2 and KOMO-4 return to Frontier systems...

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Bob Bakish’s Five-Point Plan

Paramount to get life support from Nickelodeon as Spike is set for early 2018 'Paramount Network' rebranding...

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